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Op-Ed: Believe Me, I Totally Read the Stanford Daily

October 24, 2016 12:00 pmComments Off on Op-Ed: Believe Me, I Totally Read the Stanford Daily
Op-Ed: Believe Me, I Totally Read the Stanford Daily

Normally I don’t read newspapers, but recently I sat down on a couch in the library and on the table in front of me I saw a copy of the Stanford Daily. I figured “hey, if this newspaper is everywhere, it can’t be that bad, right?” So here are my […]

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Knicks, Nets Finalize Trade of Franchise-Crippling Problems

April 27, 2016 12:00 pmComments Off on Knicks, Nets Finalize Trade of Franchise-Crippling Problems
Knicks, Nets Finalize Trade of Franchise-Crippling Problems

During the NBA playoffs, it is often easy to forget that there are 14 teams who did not make the postseason. On Sunday, though, the New York Nets and Brooklyn Nets made that difficult as they executed a blockbuster trade sure to shake the foundations of the NBA for years […]

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Op Ed: This is how football works

November 16, 2015 12:00 pmComments Off on Op Ed: This is how football works
Op Ed: This is how football works

Hi, I’m Rick Featherton and I’m going to explain how football works. The rules of football are complicated, and can get confusing to the layman or woman. But have no fear! By the time you’ve finished reading this, you’ll be a football expert! Football starts when all the players (each […]

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Winter Olympics Survival Guide

January 21, 2014 12:00 pmComments Off on Winter Olympics Survival Guide
Winter Olympics Survival Guide

Now that we’re in the dregs of the Winter Quarter, the Flipside is here to present to you a guide to the Summer Olympics’ lonely cousin, the far less fun Winter Olympics. With these facts, you will find yourself well equipped to converse with the one other person who cares […]

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Antiquated Electoral College Replaced with BCS Poll

October 29, 2012 12:02 pmComments Off on Antiquated Electoral College Replaced with BCS Poll
Antiquated Electoral College Replaced with BCS Poll

Calling the Electoral College a “political relic of a bygone era” and a “cumbersome middle-man in the democratic process,” Congress has moved to replace the institution with a BCS-style polling system that would determine the next President of the United States. According to the text of the proposed constitutional amendment, […]

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USC GIRL: WHY U SO SAD?

October 31, 2011 12:02 amComments Off on USC GIRL: WHY U SO SAD?
USC GIRL: WHY U SO SAD?

To get this week’s Flipside t-shirt, email flipside@stanford.edu with what size you would like.

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Stanford Women Run Marathon, Waste Time, Energy, Money

October 24, 2011 9:00 amComments Off on Stanford Women Run Marathon, Waste Time, Energy, Money
Stanford Women Run Marathon, Waste Time, Energy, Money

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–Waking up far too early and paying far too much money to run far much too long a distance, dozens of Stanford women headed north to San Francisco for the Nike Women’s Half-Marathon this past Sunday. “I feel really validated now that I’ve run an arbitrary distance in […]

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Obama Requires Cabinet To Spend Tuesday Nights Watching Inspirational Sports Movies

November 30, 2010 3:00 pmComments Off on Obama Requires Cabinet To Spend Tuesday Nights Watching Inspirational Sports Movies
Obama Requires Cabinet To Spend Tuesday Nights Watching Inspirational Sports Movies
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TCU Gets Stanford’s Spot on US News & World Report Top University List, Contractual Obligations Cited

November 19, 2010 9:05 pmComments Off on TCU Gets Stanford’s Spot on US News & World Report Top University List, Contractual Obligations Cited
TCU Gets Stanford’s Spot on US News & World Report Top University List, Contractual Obligations Cited

For the past several decades, US News & World Report has maintained a list of the top universities and academic institutions in the country.  For as long as this list has existed, Stanford has been virtually guaranteed a spot near the top.  Last Sunday, however, the magazine’s editor-in-chief, Mortimer B. […]

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Brett Favre To Retire From Announcing His Return To Football

September 4, 2010 1:48 pmComments Off on Brett Favre To Retire From Announcing His Return To Football
Brett Favre To Retire From Announcing His Return To Football

Brett Favre recently announced that he will return to play for the Minnesota Vikings this season. Despite the long wait and the flip-flopping of his decision, he felt like he could really have built it up a bit more and included more theatrics. Media critics were disappointed with Brett’s lack […]

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